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Lufton, Somerset

Historical Description

Lufton, a parish in Somerset, 3 miles NW by W of Yeovil town and 2 from Montacute station on the G.W.R. Post, town and money order and telegraph office, Montacute. Acreage, 297; population, 35. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells; value, £138 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1866.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountySomersetshire 
Ecclesiastical parishLufton St. Peter and St. Paul 
Poor Law unionYeovil 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records, in association with Somerset Archives & Local Studies, have images of the Parish Registers for Somerset online.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Somersetshire, 1623 is available on the Heraldry page.

DistrictSouth Somerset
RegionSouth West
Postal districtBA22
Post TownYeovil